TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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DUI Collision on KY 109 in Hopkins County
Date of News Release: 05/26/2009
(Madisonville, Ky.) -- Beth Waddle was operating a 2004 GMC Yukon southbound on KY 109 near Beulah when her vehicle traveled into the oncoming lane and dropped off the left side of the roadway. She overcorrected, causing the vehicle to travel across both lanes and exit the right side of the roadway. The vehicle struck a utility pole, breaking it in half and causing her vehicle to overturn. Ms. Waddle fled the scene, but was later located and charged with DUI 2nd Offense, Possession of Open Alcoholic Container in Motor Vehicle & Leaving the Scene of an Accident and was lodged into the Hopkins County Detention Center.